Saturday, August 29, 2015   

Final arguments scheduled for Pistorius hearing
(07-08 15:51)

Lawyers defending Oscar Pistorius on charges of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp rested their case on Tuesday, allowing the court to set a date of August 7-8 for final arguments.
Lawyer Barry Roux said the sprinter's defense team had called its last witness, heralding the final stages of a high-profile trial that is now in its fifth month. --AFP
   
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